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In 2014, according to the United States Cancer Statistics:
  • 1,596,486 new cancer cases were diagnosed in the United States,* including 110,269 in Florida.
  • 591,686 cancer deaths occurred in the United States*, including 43,212 in Florida.
New Cancer Case (Incidence) Rates Death Rates
Area Rate
Florida 410.0
United States 436.6
Area Rate
Florida 152.2
United States 161.3
For every 100,000 men and women in Florida, on average, approximately 410 were diagnosed with cancer and approximately 152 died from it.

For more information about top 10 cancers in Florida

Note: Cancer data by race and ethnicity are available also from the links above.

* Case counts, incidence rates cover approximately 99% of the U.S. population; death counts and death rates cover approximately 100% of the U.S. population.
Rates are per 100,000 persons and are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population (19 age groups — Census P25-1130). See USCS for 95% confidence intervals for rates.
Cancer Facts "At a Glance"
PDF Icon  Florida Cancer Data (PDF- Approximately (50K))
This 2-page PDF document provides key data on new cancer cases and cancer deaths for Florida.
Florida Cancer Registry Program
CDC funding for the state cancer registry began in 1994. The first diagnosis year for which cancer cases were reportable to CDC was 1995.

Florida Cancer Data System
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami School of Medicine
PO Box 016960 (D4-11)
Miami, FL 33101-6960 
(305) 243-4600
FAX: (305) 243-4871
Suggested Web citation: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2014 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2017. Available at:
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